1 July 2024

Border Patrol fact-checks Biden, says they will ‘never’ endorse him
Biden claimed the Border Patrol endorsed him, saying, “By the way, the Border Patrol endorsed me. Endorsed my position.” The Border Patrol immediately responded to the president’s claim on X, formerly Twitter. “To be clear, we never have and never will endorse Biden,” the official union of the U.S. Border Patrol wrote.

Russian Military Warns Against US Black Sea Drone Flights, Threatens Response Coming
The Russian military has threatened to take countermeasures to stop U.S. drone flights over the Black Sea that may be funneling intelligence and targeting support back to Ukraine. The Russian Ministry of Defense, in a June 28 press statement, noted a recent uptick in U.S. military unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) operating over the Black Sea. The Russian military assessed these drones are “conducting reconnaissance and targeting high-precision weapons supplied to the Armed Forces of Ukraine by Western states to launch strikes at Russian facilities.”

West Philippine Sea monitor spots China ‘monster ship’ near Ayungin Shoal
A West Philippine Sea monitor saw on Monday the “monster ship” of China Coast Guard (CCG) near the BRP Sierra Madre, a naval outpost grounded in Ayungin (Second Thomas) Shoal.

Russia tortured Ukrainians in Crimea, rules European Court
Russia is guilty of torturing, beating and numerous other human rights violations of Ukrainian nationals since it occupied Crimea in 2014, the European Court of Human Rights has ruled. There were 43 cases of disappearances or abductions between 2014 and 2018 and the forced relocation of some 12,500 Crimean prisoners onto Russian territory, the Strasbourg-based court said on Tuesday.

IRS, Treasury Announce New Crypto Tax Reporting Rule For Brokers
“The final regulations announced today will require brokers to report gross proceeds on the sale of digital assets beginning in 2026 for all sales in 2025,” the Treasury said in a June 28 press release. “Brokers will be required to also report information on the tax basis for certain digital assets beginning in 2027 for sales in 2026.” Tax basis refers to the original purchase price of digital assets and is used to determine taxes owed following its sale.

Chinese Rocket Static-Fire Test Goes Horribly Wrong
Beijing Tianbing Technology Co., also known as Space Pioneer, suffered a catastrophic failure on Sunday during a static-fire test of the first stage of its Tianlong-3 launch vehicle at a testing facility in the Henan Province. “The first stage of its Tianlong-3 rocket under development had detached from its launch pad during a test due to structural failure and landed in a hilly area of the city of Gongyi in central China,”

There It Is: Biden Family Now ‘Expected To Discuss Future Of Campaign’ After Disaster Dementia Debate
Biden is “humiliated, devoid of confidence and painfully aware that the physical images of him at the debate — eyes staring into the distance, mouth agape — will live beyond his presidency, along with a performance that at times was meandering, incoherent and difficult to hear.” And this is what the world just saw from the man with the nuclear codes:

Hurricane Beryl Could Make Devastating Cat 4 Strike In Windward Islands
Hurricane Beryl is a category 4 major hurricane and a potentially devastating threat to the Windward Islands, but then faces an uncertain future in the Caribbean Sea as we also track two other systems in a busy pattern for this early in the season.

Far-right historic bid for French govt dominates legislative election first round
France’s far right was on Sunday eyeing a historic chance to form a government and claim the post of prime minister after winning the first round of legislative elections with the centrist forces of President Emmanuel Macron coming in only third.

Amir Tsarfati: Nothing Israel Faces Can Change The Promises Of God
Things are escalating in the north. Yes, we have political turmoil. Yes, my region of the world is chaotic. However, none of these realties change the fact that the promises of God are sure. God initiated my blessed country through Abraham. He rescued it through Moses. He restored in through Joshua. He preserved it through David. He rebirthed it from the ashes of the Holocaust, and He’s going to do an amazing work in my people in the future, just as He promised through the prophets and New Testament authors.

Israel FM to Iran: Regime Threatening Destruction Deserves Destruction
Israeli Foreign Minister Israel Katz said on Saturday that Iran’s message of an “obliterating war” made it worthy of destruction. ⁠”A regime that threatens destruction deserves to be destroyed,” Katz said in a post on X. He also said Israel will act with full force against Iran-backed Hezbollah if it does not stop firing at Israel from Lebanon and move away from the border.

Iran picks up the pace to help sustain Hezbollah’s attacks on northern Israel
After 5 IDF drones downed, Israeli jets attack Lebanese system that identified them, prompting Tehran to accelerate weapons and munitions shipments to Lebanon, including more advanced anti-tank missiles produced by Islamic Republic

North Korea launches a ballistic missile after US, South Korea drills
The Joint Chiefs of Staff said the launch was made on Monday morning, but gave no further details, including how far the weapon traveled. The launch came two days after South Korea, the US and Japan ended their new multidomain trilateral drills that North Korea calls a provocation.

Planes flying from Lithuania to SE Asia mysteriously land in Iran
The aircrafts’ transponders – which enable them to be identified on air traffic control radars – were turned off on entry into Iranian airspace.

French Jews turn to far-right National Rally: ‘We’re voting for the nicest enemy’
Many French Jews are turning away from their prior political mainstays and are voting for the right-wing National Rally in Sunday’s parliamentary elections, Jewish Paris resident David told The Jerusalem Post, as problems arising from immigration and cultural change have risen to the forefront of political discussion.

President Herzog: ‘The road to destruction is paved with despicable words’
He added that “the very fact that I even have to talk about this, when we are in the middle of a war; on a day when beloved families, whose worlds have been shattered, are burying their loved ones in military cemeteries, causes me deep shame. But when the bereaved families ask me again and again, I feel obliged to call out their cries and pleas – that their sacrifice was not in vain.

Debate takeaways for Israel
The Democratic commentators on CNN and the other Democratic Party-aligned media could have pretended that there was nothing off about Biden’s performance. They have been doing that for the past three-and-a-half years. The question is why they chose to respond to the debate by unanimously panning his performance. Why did every single CNN commentator insist that Biden cannot continue as the Democratic candidate for president? The second question is: What does this mean for Israel?

House votes to bar State Department from citing Hamas casualty figures
The U.S. House of Representatives passed an amendment to the annual U.S. State Department appropriations bill on Thursday that would bar the department from citing casualty figures from the Hamas-controlled Gaza Health Ministry.

Mother of Fallen Soldier: “Don’t cry! This is the last war. Fight the enemy without mercy for the sake of all the people of Israel!”
“On this occasion, I want to hug and strengthen, first and foremost, the commanders and fighters, your beloved children, who today are also mine. Raise your head! Don’t cry! Don’t lose heart! This is the last war. Fight the enemy without mercy for the sake of all the people of Israel!” “We will win and in a big way only in one way – if we love each other, embrace and hold each other. We will not hate, we will not take revenge, and we will not criticize one another.”

What are some of the harsh realities facing nation of Israel and the IDF?
“Why does the international mainstream media seem to hate Israel so much and want to attack us at every stage?” ALL ISRAEL NEWS Editor-in-Chief Joel Rosenberg articulated the question that disturbs almost every Israeli in these days. It is a question that describes a well-known pattern repeated historically in every round of conflict between Israel and its enemies to the South and North,

Hezbollah drone attack wounds 18 IDF soldiers in Golan Heights, IDF eliminates several terrorists
The Lebanese terror group launched several drones in the attack, with at least one striking its target and wounding 18 soldiers. One soldier was seriously wounded, while the other 17 sustained light injuries in the attack, the Israel Defense Forces updated in the evening.

Turkey’s new opposition leader: ‘What Hamas did was an act of terror’
“Hamas rains bombs on innocent people in the middle of the night, with balloons, drones, and I don’t know what else,” Özel said. He condemned the Oct. 7 Hamas invasion and massacre of 1,200 Israelis that ignited the ongoing war in Gaza. “You must see that this issue started there [with Hamas]. What Hamas did was an act of terror. Hamas fired bombs at sleeping Jews in the middle of the night,”

Day 268: IDF dismantles terror infrastructure in Shejaiya and Rafah, including inside UN schools
Over the weekend, IDF soldiers eliminated dozens of terrorists in close-quarters combat and with aerial fire support, the IDF Spokesperson’s Office announced on Sunday, reporting that more than 40 terrorists were killed while fighting in the Gaza City suburb during a targeted raid.

Next platform for brain-inspired computing
Computers have come so far in terms of their power and potential, rivaling and even eclipsing human brains in their ability to store and crunch data, make predictions and communicate. But there is one domain where human brains continue to dominate: energy efficiency. “The most efficient computers are still approximately four orders of magnitude — that’s 10,000 times — higher in energy requirements compared to the human brain for specific tasks such as image processing and recognition,

Bolivia: Coup attempt or popularity stunt?
The former army commander behind the coup told journalists that the president asked him to stage an upriding in order to increase the president’s popularity among the citizens. Last Wednesday, tanks and soldiers stormed the presidential palace in the capital La Paz, led by the army commander General Juan Zuniga. President Arce declared that “the country is facing a coup attempt,” and videos broadcast from the presidential palace showed the president ordering General Zuniga, “I am your commander. Disband all the soldiers now.”

Urban warfare expert: ‘Israel being held to double, triple standards’
John Spencer, Chair of Urban Warfare Studies at the Modern War Institute at West Point, says Israel being held to a standard that does not exist anywhere else in the world when it is criticized for the war with Hamas.

Violent storms hit Switzerland, France and Italy, leaving at least 7 people dead
Violent storms hit Switzerland, France, Austria, and Italy on June 29 and 30, 2024, resulting in at least seven fatalities. The storms caused flash floods, landslides, and widespread infrastructure damage, particularly impacting Switzerland and northeastern France.

Hurricane Beryl To Intensify Into “Extremely Dangerous Cat. 4” Storm
Hurricane Beryl formed in the Atlantic Basin this weekend and is forecasted to strengthen into a category four hurricane as it barrels through the southeast Caribbean in the coming days.  “Hurricane Beryl is expected to be an extremely dangerous Category 4 hurricane when it reaches the Windward Islands early Monday,” the National Hurricane Center wrote in a message on Sunday.

Severe thunderstorms with large hail hit central Nebraska, causing extensive damage 
Severe thunderstorms swept through central Nebraska on June 29, 2024, producing strong winds, heavy rains, and large hail. The storm caused extensive damage to cars, homes and agricultural fields.

Hostile To the Bible: Student’s Diploma Withheld After Praising Jesus In His Graduation Speech
A Kentucky student had his diploma temporarily withheld by district officials for going “off script” and celebrating his “Lord and Savior Jesus Christ” as “the light, the way, the truth, and the life” in his graduation speech. Clearly, Jesus Christ is becoming more and more unwelcome in public education.

The Devil Is Driving the Global Antisemitism… Why Would Any Christian Side With Him? 
There is a growing mindset today that as long as you believe in Jesus and that He was raised from the dead, the rest of what you believe is of no consequence. You can believe some of the Bible or none of the Bible, or even things outside of the Bible, and still have the expectation of arriving in heaven.

US Police Launch Drone Programs, but No Facial Recognition Technology on Unmanned Aircraft Systems 
Police across the U.S. are putting eyes in the sky, as the adoption of drones for law enforcement emerges as a trend. Forces deploying drones – also called Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) or Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) – for surveillance and public safety have promised not to use the flying robots for discriminatory policing.

Finland Will Begin Vaccinating Humans For Bird Flu Next Week 
Finland plans to offer preemptive bird flu vaccination as soon as next week to some workers with exposure to animals. They are going to administer these shots before any pandemic, epidemic or public health emergency has even been declared and without any evidence, this has even mutated to infect human beings.

Exposed: How Climate Racketeers Aim To Force Us Into Smart Gulags
Shocking evidence is emerging from Australia and New Zealand of how the climate scam is being used to impose a techno-totalitarian smart-city future.

Breaking: COVID-19 Vaccines Linked to Rise In Neurological Deaths 
A recent study using CDC data has uncovered a worrying trend: a significant increase in deaths from neurological diseases among young adults aged 15-44 in the United States. The study, conducted by Phinance Technologies, highlights a sharp rise in deaths where neurological conditions were either the primary cause or a contributing factor, especially from 2020 onwards.

If The High Cost of Groceries Makes You Feel Sick, You Are Not Alone
…a typical U.S. household much now spend $1,069 more a month just to buy the exact same goods and services that it did three years ago.  Over the course of an entire year, that is almost an extra $13,000 dollars.  Month after month, prices just keep going higher, but those that are running things continue to insist that everything is just fine.

10 Signs That Global War Is Rapidly Approaching
… Unfortunately, even though very alarming warning signals are flashing all around us, most of the population of the Western world seems absolutely clueless about what is really going on out there.  Leaders all over the planet seem to have come down with a really bad case of “war fever”, and preparations for apocalyptic showdowns are being made.  The following are 10 signs that global war is rapidly approaching…

The “EU Defense Line” Is The Latest Euphemism For The New Iron Curtain
To summarize, the US envisages Germany employing the “military Schengen” to accelerate the construction of “Fortress Europe,” which will enable Germany to contain Russia at the US’ behest while the US “Pivots (back) to Asia” to more muscularly contain China.

Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg Claims AI Companies Are Attempting to “Create God”
…During the interview, Zuckerberg stated, “I find it a pretty big turnoff when people in the tech industry kind of talk about building this one true AI.” “It’s almost as if they think they’re creating God or something,” added Zuckerberg.

Nasrallah thanks Iran for support amid Israel-Hezbollah tensions
…Hezbollah’s leader thanked Iran following the Islamic Republic’s envoy to the UN addressing Friday night’s tensions between Israel and Hezbollah, and after he posted on his official X, formerly Twitter, account that, “if Israel expands its activities in Lebanon, a war of annihilation will ensue.”

Ireland’s Hate Speech Bill will have a global impact on what we can discuss online
Ireland’s new Hate Speech Bill offers no clear definition of what “hate” entails. Experts warn this could pave the way for the criminal prosecution of a wide range of expression considered unfavourable by authorities…“The world is watching Ireland. The censorial ‘hate speech bill’, if passed, would not only shut down conversation nationally – as the home of various international social media headquarters, it would have a global impact on what we can all discuss online.”

One Health plans for doctors to write grocery prescriptions based on what is deemed to be beneficial for the planet
The global war on farmers and the push for the Great Food Reset is accompanied by the One Health agenda, which threatens both food and medical freedom…The One Health framework extends beyond healthcare, infiltrating all aspects of life. Central bank digital currencies and a totalitarian biosecurity system could dictate where individuals live, travel, what they buy, how they spend money and what they eat. The combination of these control measures with genetic manipulation of the food supply raises further alarm.

Why are they putting living skin on robots?
The New Scientist posted a freaky video on Twitter showing an experimental face intended for a robot made from living human skin cells, that is capable of smiling. “A technique for attaching a skin made from living human cells to a robotic framework could give robots the ability to emote and communicate in a more life-like way,” the article accompanying the New Scientist’s tweet stated.

California: Thousands of Joshua trees are being shredded onsite to make room for solar panels
The natural world is being destroyed to cater for “green” energy.  Nothing demonstrates the stunning hypocrisy of “green” energy ideology more than destroying trees and replacing them with environmentally destructive not-so-green solar panels to mitigate climate change. Yet this is what is happening in California. More than 3,500 majestic Joshua trees in California’s Mojave Desert are being shredded onsite to make way for thousands of solar panels.

NATO chief saber-rattling with nuclear weapons
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg is fueling tensions with Russia with his revelation that the US-led military bloc is considering putting more nuclear weapons on standby, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov has said.